Who we are:

We are Dataminr. Our advanced AI platform delivers relevant, actionable information alerts in real time. We detect the earliest signals on real-time risks within an increasingly diverse and complex landscape of publicly available information, enabling more effective risk mitigation strategies, faster response, and better crisis management for public and commercial sector organizations across the globe.

We've grown to over 450 talented employees across six global offices and raised $392 million in funding at a $1.6 billion valuation in our most recent investment round. Our culture promotes cross-team interaction, work-life balance and the sharing of information and ideas because it enables us to do our best work together and have fun.

We are a mission-driven company committed to the power of AI and real-time information as a force for good in the world. Join us and help the world operate in real time.

About the role:

As a News Intern, you will be an integral part of our algorithm training process, serving as a resource to help define factors that are important to our clients.  Please note that the News Intern position is an hourly role with a set wage. This role is approximately 24 hours/week (negotiable). The ability to work weekends is preferred. 

Who you are:

You are a highly motivated undergraduate or graduate student who loves being at the forefront of breaking news and has a passion for technology and social media.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Working on a 4-year degree, preferably in Journalism, Communications, English, Criminal Justice, political/social sciences or related fields 
  • Strong understanding of social media and the news cycle
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, comfortable managing multiple competing priorities
  • Ability to monitor and analyze real-time data
  • Able to adapt quickly in a rapidly changing environment
  • Professional proficiency in a foreign language a plus, but not required

Responsibilities:

  • Provide real-time QA of algorithmic datastreams
  • Collaborate and communicate in a team-centric environment on daily priorities

Perks:

  • Daily catered meal during shift
  • Stocked pantry with snacks and beverages
  • Exclusive access to Dataminr mobile application

 

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